Thank you Tata, for making me want to be a better person. May you rest now, after your work has been completed. We weep today, but we are free.
Last week Madiba, Nelson Mandela, my country’s father, and one of the few untainted heros we look to for moral direction, went into hospital again. He has since been discharged and returned home, but as usual, his going to hospital caused an international media frenzy.
He is an old man, but our country is not in a good way, and letting him go in peace will be one of the hardest things we collectively have to do. This article by Marelise van der Merwe (http://bit.ly/Z5cnLe), and the cartoon by Zapiro really sum-up the emotions around his slow passing
<p>Article by Aimee McDonald</p>
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